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CNN
Aug 15, 2009 9:30am EDT
the country on cnn express. joining us from the missouri state fair. talk about getting the pulse of america, what are you hearing? >> reporter: we have been driving from atlanta to des moines and passed through georgia, tennessee, kentucky, illinois, missouri, heading into kansas and iowa. we're talking to people in places smaller than what would get media coverage about health care. as the health care debate was heating up on tv, we were trying to get a quieter discussion going. there was plenty of disagreement where we went. we ended up in an interesting place, northwestern kentucky on the illinois border. we had a bit of a town hall meeting. one was a democratic candidate who ran in the last election and lost. she had very, very strong views on health care. here is a bit of a taste of what she told us. >> well, my husband and i are two of the 47 million plus that don't have health care. i'm not talking insurance. i want health care. my husband had diabetes and a bout with cancer. what insurance company is going to cover us. if i get sick, i'm going to the emergency room. who is t
CSPAN
Aug 15, 2009 5:30pm EDT
now they harass me. why do they harass me? they are charging us, you make more money than we do. can you get the books back to the library? so they get all the books, all the articles, it is on going but in huge parts. i am pretty thorough when i draft out my perspectives for what i want. when i give a research student an outline of my chapters, the tactic descriptions, two pages, i lay out for them what i am looking for. in this chapter i want to do this or look at this or i want information about actuarial tables for black people in the nineteenth century, look at black mortality and friends. i am pretty specific about what i want and i want to be relatively detailed so researchers can focus on the very thing that i need. to test out my hypothesis and theory about certain things, get information driven by my own understanding of that point, it might be revised depending on what i find. they get all that stuff, bring me that in being -- big carts and i go at it. that i say thank you. then i go to work. i take excessive notes, transform those on the page into sections that i want to
FOX News
Aug 15, 2009 10:30am EDT
information . it seems like they want a dossier on all of us. but this one has such disdain for the wealthy that they would use it as a weapon. maybe a shaming campaign, other intimidation factors. >> collecting data for efficacy of healthcare treatments? could that lead to rationing? it is not the collection, it is how the government uses it. you talk about a 1,000-page healthcare bill. he was talking to somebody and they said that bill could be 50 to 75 pages but it is not. it is filled with these very vague lines about things like data collection and you ought to be very nervous with it. neil: why can't they make it like the manual for an iphone. >> try to read that. neil: we can read. but adam, i have been trying to give them the benefit of the doubt. explain the logic of this checking account thing. >> well, no one likes to have their privacy invaded in any way. if there is any logic to this -- and i'm not saying i think it is a good idea but we all have insurance providers who have a lot of insurance. people who provide us credit have information on us. so, to explain a ration
ABC
Aug 15, 2009 6:00pm EDT
can you tell us? >> we know that the senator had this scheduled trip and arrived on friday in myanmar hoping to talk to leaders. on a five-nation tour, jim webb got just what he wanted. he had unprecedented talks with leaders and he won the release of an american. on tuesday, johnheyett sentenced toea rs of hard labor for helping a democracy leader violate the terms of her house arrest. in a statement, the senator said, "i'm grateful to the government for honoring these requests and it is my hope that we can take advantage of these gestures as a way to begin laying a foundation of good will and confidence building in the future." >> it is a good thing. it will help raise awareness of the situation. it is getting the u.s. involved. >> webb is the first member of congress in more than a decade to visit the country. some people hope this release will let the u.s. focus more on the controversy in the asian country. >> it will put pressure on the government and it might eventually result in a change. i do not think it will happen quickly. everything helps. this is a step in the rig
NBC
Aug 15, 2009 7:30pm EDT
know all this math. why i do have to know how to read? when am i going to use science? when you start flying, it makes sense. >> reporter: kimberly also hopes continue to speier other teens to reach for the stars. she wants to be a heart surgeon. >> i want them to believe in themselves that they can do anything that they want to do as long as they put their mind to it. >> reporter: jane latrell, news 4. >> kimberly also carried messages of hope on her cross country trek. the messages are being delivered to foster children. >>news 4 is also keeping track of jobs for new the area. and this report focuses on a company that is opening for caregivers for patients helping those near the end of their lives. kimberly souter talked to sisters who are inspired to start a business on their last day of their mother's life. >> reporter: she was 77 years old, dying of cancer. and to the grandkids, all 17 of them, she was mia. >> the first day in the hospital she said the walls are closing in on me. i can't stay here. >> reporter: the walls like most medical facilities, needed cheer. so mia's twin d
ABC
Aug 15, 2009 6:00pm EDT
everything they got. they use influence. run ads and political allies try to scare the heck out of everybody. we can't let them do it this time. >> reporter: some like what they heard in montana last night. but the concern that many cost up, time and again, the price tag. >> that's all we get is bull. you can't tell us how you're going to pay for this. >> you are absolutely right. that i can't cover another 46 million people for free. >> reporter: the other hot button issue, the president's plan for a government-run health insurance program to compete with private insurer, leaving democrats now saying that may have to go by the wayside. >> the last thing the government needs is to be taking over the health care system. >> reporter: and while many of these town halls are impressed by the man. they still don't buy the message. the president was met in grand junction by a couple hundred supporters of the health care plan. a couple dozen protesters. reports say all those demonstrations were relatively quiet and the president hopes things stay that way in debate. as he tries to win key
CNBC
Aug 15, 2009 6:00am EDT
. stacey told us how to play las vegas sand. >> they were buying the august 10 calls. >> now we'll see if she's ready to cash in. "options action" begins right now. welcome to the show. great to have you with us. these are the traders at the home of the world's third largest options market that would be the nasdaq market site and across the nation in the windy city, chicago, as well as the city of brotherly love in philadelphia. stocks rebounding from their morning lows shrugging off weak economic news that weight on industrial and material names, oil falling 4% today and yet volatility continues to ooze out of the market. does smart money sense another leg higher. let's get into the money right now. even with the pullback, the market has remained in a tight range over the past two weeks with the s&p 500. one reason the lack of participation from these guys. exxon mobil, procter & gamble and walmart, some of the largest components of the s&p waiting, all down on the year. we need to see participation to move higher. >> there's no question about that. we can't have the market contin
HLN
Aug 15, 2009 3:30pm EDT
ali velshi touring the country on what else? the cnn express. joining us now from the missouri state fair. talk about getting the pulse of america, ali, what are you hearing? >> reporter: yeah. this is a fantastic place to do that. we've been driving from atlanta to des moines and we passed through georgia, kentucky, tennessee. illinois, missouri heading into kansas and iowa and we're talking to people usually in places smaller than would normally get media coverage about health care. in the beginning of the week as the debate was really heating up on tv with the town hall meetings we were trying to get a quieter discussion going. there was plenty of disagreement where we went. we ended up in one interesting place in paducah, kentucky, northwestern kentucky just on the illinois border and had a bit of a town hall meeting. one of the women was formerly a congressional candidate. she was a democratic candidate who ran in the last election and lost but had some very, very strong views on health care. here is a bit of a taste of what she told us. >> my husband and i are two of the 47 mil
FOX News
Aug 15, 2009 12:00pm EDT
can't tell us how you're going to pay for this. you're saving here, you're saving over there, you're going to take a little money here, a little money there, but you have no money. >> you're absolutely right. that i can't cover another 46 million people for free. you're right. >> even some republicans are facing confrontation al crowds in their towns. senator chuck grassley is coming to the table with democrats. a larger theme in many of these forums is mistrust of big government solutions and republicans are hammering that message. >> unfortunately the path we aren't taking in washington is to spend another trillion dollars for taxpayer money to further expand the role of the federal government. >> the president is taking the family to yellowstone park and tomorrow, visit the grand canyon. >> malini wilkes. a related story caught my attention. pennsylvania, 19-term john murtha says it's unlikely congress will pass health care legislation this year. an interview with wjpa radio in washington, pennsylvania, most members are telling house speaker nancy pelosi, it's a mistake to rush th
CBS
Aug 15, 2009 8:00am EDT
we have got all the details. >>> incapacitiably yours. red hot americans? i don't think so. 20% of us are in a sexless marriage. our doctor has the antidote and it doesn't require health care reform. interesting. early this saturday morning, august 15th, 2009. captioning funded by cbs >>> hi everyone welcome to "the early show" on a saturday morning. i'm chris wragge. >> a beautiful saturday. it is august 15th. i'm erica hill. glad to have you with us today. >> we're talking about sexless marriages and what does define a sexless marriage? they're talking about it the experts are. >> they got numbers. >> less than ten times a year we're calling it shock. and ah. >> that's very cute. very cute. that's why we keep you around. >> we have some solutions. >> yes. we're not going to leave you in a lurch here. not having sex, so sorry. julie powell is here who is the woman behind of course if you read this book i was a big fan, she wrote the blog the blog became the book, the book became the inspiration for the movie, "julie & julia," big hit in theaters. she's joining us today on what would
CSPAN
Aug 15, 2009 7:00pm EDT
this right now? we've got to use our resources for the deficit. first, i want everyone to understand the source of our deficit, because if you do not understand that, argument will not make sense. when i walked into the white house, i have people waiting for me at the door, a 1.3 trillion dollar deficit. 1.3 trillion dollars. i say that -- this was not -- and this is not, by the way, entirely the previous administration's fault. the financial crisis was so bad that revenue plummeted and all of this money was spent in making sure that the banking system did not completely collapsed. so all of the actions that have been taken just spite the deficit. but the problem actually is not that -- the extraordinary steps we've taken over last one or two years. the real problem is much longer. even if we had no fiscal crisis whatsoever, we have a structural deficit, we are spending more money than we're taking in, we have been doing it for the last eight years. when we passed the prescription drug benefit for medicare by a republican congress, they did not pay for it. they did not want to pay ta
CSPAN
Aug 15, 2009 10:00am EDT
, using marijuana specifically. i met some of the local indian tribes and discovered to my chagrin they you could smoke marijuana on the reservation without getting arrested. and perhaps that was a place for the next event. we spent some time talking to the indians, for some reason they declined. i became friends with rick of very -- rick o'barry creator of flipper, he trained the dolphins. interesting side story, at one point he committed suicide, realize he should beef price possible for starting the industry he was responsible for, capturing dolphins and putting them in tanks and he became an activist for freeing them around the world, he has been doing that for 40 years. and amazing movie, i encourage everyone to see it. it is a wonderful film. we decided, because we were both friends -- we would moderate together. with a couple other people, marshall had a club called blues image, also some partners -- [laughter] that was kind of cool. we had to do the show in three weeks. there began my career -- i put it in new york and we managed to get their, the headliner went from chuck
CNN
Aug 14, 2009 8:00pm EDT
thanks. we thank you for being with us tonight. for all of us, good night for there new york. next, in for campbell brown, john roberts. >>> tonight, here are the questions we want answered. president obama pushes his health care plan in montana, but is everybody buying what the president is selling? >> we keep getting the bull. that's all we get. is bull. you can't tell us how you're going to pay for this. >> reporter: plus, michael vick returns to the nfl after two years in prison for dogfighting. >> i was wrong for what i did. after everything that happened at that point in time, my life was wrong. to this day, i can't understand why i was involved in such pointless activity. >> not everyone is welcoming him with open arms. >> i'm just a little upset with it, because i'm such an animal lover. >> crazy signing. i don't know what they'll do with the public relations part of it. >> has vick paid enough of a price for his crime? >>> and the stories you may have missed this week. chuck grassley's blast at the president, and the town halls that didn't turn into shout fests. >>> plus, what
MSNBC
Aug 14, 2009 11:00pm EDT
humor to congress. i assume in this case the joke is on us. >> yeah. do we really need this? like, hey, you know, sure. you totally torpedoed any chance of health reform in this country but have you heard that guy's christopher walken? because it is hilarious. yeah. enough. enough. i don't want that. >> what was the name of the puppet? by the way -- >> this would be pashtun hulk hogan. >> pashtoon hulk hogan. good night pashtoon hulk hogan. >> bye, keith. >> bye. bye, christian finnegan. thanks very much. any time you have a bill hicks reference go for it, babe. all right. that's "countdown" for this the 2,297th day. keep bill alive. since the previous president declared mission accomplished in iraq. i'm keith olbermann. thank you for your time. now, let me see if i got this straight. you got dick armey fired and you're on "meet the press" with dick armey. here is rachel maddow. >> that's putting a blunt point on it. >> it's a dramatic circumstance in which to make pie "meet the press debut" although i'm not going to claim credit for getting anybody fired. >> well, separated? remo
CNN
Aug 15, 2009 6:00am EDT
starting your day with us. we're going to be talking about what a lot have been talking about in this country the past few week, health care. we're talking about hometown halls, including one in grand junction, colorado. special guest there i guess we should say, the president doing that one with. also atlanta, chicago, all over the place. we'll be braeging them down. also, where the democrats and republicans agree on health care. >> that's what people want to know. we've seen the debate, but where do they come together on the issue. >> they actually do. >>> this something we'll be talking about. the wildfires out there in california. they have been fighting these for days. people weaking up near santa cruz facing more evacuations. in fact, a state of emergency has been issued. again, this thing started on wednesday, eight square miles burned, only 15% contained. we're going to get you the latest on the fires and how many people it's affecting today. >>> also, a little something we have for you this morning, f fantas fantasia, for "american idol" be fans. there she is. we'll explain w
CNN
Aug 15, 2009 4:00pm EDT
alaska governor's sarah palin's web sincht right. well, she used the term death panel, but we heard many at these town halls give ideas that the government would create groups of people who ultimately decide who's going to live or die, who is deserving of medical care or who is not. the truth squad is back. we tackled t here's our verdict, folks. let's get straight to it. so you can see the verdicts on the big topics throughout the week. our verdict, we can show you on a graphic is false on that. there are no death panel, there is no such thing as a death panel. even if you look at how it was situated. it wasn't going to have that power. i'll tell you a couple of facts. let's go to the next screen so people understand where this came from in the first place. there was a house bill that people looked at that would require medicare to have consultation to cover consultation about a advance care. but as we point out, you can read it on cnn.com, this next it screen lo will show you here, they were not going to be manned together, not required. now on the senate side, the senate finance commi
ABC
Aug 15, 2009 7:00am EDT
here with us. he'll perform his classic "freedom" which he improvised on the stage and we'll compare this seismic moment in american ka to the rock festivals hanging out with widespread panic and understanding the musical and cultural and economic legacy of woodstock. >> we begin with president obama making a big pitch out west to boost support for health care reform. rachel martin is in big sky montana this morning. good morning, rachel. >> reporter: -- about 5 miles away from bozeman where the president held his health care town hall meeting yesterday and while there was some tension, the event started out with hugs, handshakes, even some humor. >> here in montana you've got bears and moose and elk and in washington you just haveostly bull. >> reporter: words that moments later were thrown right back at the president as he tried to set the record straight on his plans for health care reform. >> we keep getting the bull is bull. you can't tell us how you're going to pay for this. >> you are absolutely right that i can't cover enough 46 million people for free. >> reporter: obama has
FOX News
Aug 14, 2009 9:00pm EDT
. there's an $8 billion tax on people who use stuff in their health savings accounts for over the counter drug purchases. 2.5% tax on a health plan that is not acceptable by the government and $2 billion tax that all of us pay. sean: i want to talk about the political implications. look at harry reid's numbers. chris god is in trouble. governors corzine and paterson of new york, corzine is losing by a lot. bob mcdonald has a big lead. toomey is plipping the polls by 20 some odd points. do you think this holds, as time goes on or is this a short-term bump for the republicans? >> it has long-term ramifications. between now and november of 2010 is like several geology call ages will come and go between now and then. but it is a significant change and likely to remain because the administration in my opinion is not going to respond in a appropriate way. we'll have our first test in november in new jersey and virginia. and i suspect we will see republican pickups. sean: sign that for me. karl rove. thanks. it's the preliminary year of our "sleep-in panel." you get to sleep in on sunday
CNN
Aug 15, 2009 1:00am EDT
suicide attack totem straits. >> our cnn terrorism analyst, peter bergen talking with us from kabul, afghanistan, who happened to be in kabul during the time of this explosion. peter, thanks. we'll talk with you again. since it is the top of the hour, we want to bring viewers who might be joining us up to speed on the news out of kabul, afghanistan. one hour ago, an explosion oc r occurred on the streets of the capital. defense ministry spokesman tells the associated press this was a suicide car bombing. the attack happened, we do know this, near the headquarters of nato and the u.s. embassy. we have seen video of the smoke. here's the street scene of what occurred just after the explosion. we have also received video into cnn of people who were injured and people being administered health care by rescue teams there on the scene. and so we'll continue to get more information about what happened, how many were injured, was anybody killed? we have on the street for us, as well, atia abawi of our team there in afghanistan. she joins us with the latest. atia? >> reporter: natalie, we're
WETA
Aug 15, 2009 1:00am EDT
progress many of us would have like but nevertheless, r concept of cancer a a disease has radically changed. our abilitto treat some of the many kinds ofcancers h radilly altered. rose: we continue with freen dyson onis views on most everything. i enjoy life and i don't particular care whether what i'm doing at tt moment i important. >> ros it's whether it interests u, is thathe test? >> yes. >> rose: is it chalnging and interesting you? >> yes, an science to me is justome, and it's just like-- ke painting pictures or anything ee. >> rose: two men of science,s can varm and freeman dys coming up. captioning sponsored by rose communicatis caioning sponsored by rose communications from our studios in new rk ty, this is charlie rose. >>ose: harold varmus is here. in 1989, he was awarded t the nobel prize in medice along withis collaborator jay michael bishop. since 2,000 heeb presidt of the morial sloan cancer center here in new york. he was recently appointed co-chair of president barack obama's cncil vaser on sciee and tecology. his new book is call"the art and politics of science." h
NBC
Aug 15, 2009 6:00am EDT
, make us look bad for having michael vick in town, it was a stupid signing. >> and the signing pleft peta outraged. the animal rights group was disappointed that the frafla -- philadelphia eagles would choose to sign a man who hanged dogs from trees. vick acknowledged he has a lot of work to do on and off the field. >> playing in the nfl is a privilege and not a right. >> as the season gets underway, the debate is sure to rage, whether it was right to let him play again. wbal-tv 11 news. >> a grand jury has handed an indictment in connection with the death of former ravens quarterback steve mcnair. prosecutors secured an indictment of adrian gillian, jr., charged with being a felon in possession of a firearm. gilliam is accused of selling a firearm to mcnair's girlfriend two days before his murder. >> the accused trigger man in the death of a federal witness, carl lackl is sentenced to prison. jonathan cornish plead guilty to gunning down lackl as he stood outside his home with his daughter nearby. cornish was 15 years old when he was paid to murder lackl to prevent him from testifyi
CSPAN
Aug 15, 2009 4:15pm EDT
by world leaders, so much so, they were used to frame legislation to the end of the century. the other agencies are prepared to hold grand meetings and copenhagen and then agree, 40 or more years, the assumption is global heating is so serious that expensive action is needed now if we are to avoid damaging climate change affecting our children and grandchildren. obviously it will be the cool spell indicating they have overestimated climate change. i think that instead they have underestimated the severity of global heating, mainly because they paid too much attention to human factors to industrial and domestic pollution, they have not enough attention to the earth's response to what we are doing. this is going to be the subject of my talk this evening. when i look at climate change from the point of view of our planet rather than the human viewpoint, i see that report as the scariest official document i have ever read. the earth does not just passively accept what we do, it responds to climate change and that response is more deadly than the small changes we have made. because th
ABC
Aug 15, 2009 8:00am EDT
get is bull. you can't tell us how you're going to pay for this. >> you are absolutely right that i can't cover another 46 million people for free. >> reporter: obama has been ramping up his fight for reform as opposition has been mounting on both sides of the debate. the plan to provide end-of-life counseling is being dropped from a senate version of the bill after conservatives like sarah palin said it would create so-called death panels. the topic came up between senators arlen specter and chuck grassley yesterday in a kind of twitter feud. specter writes "called senator grassley to tell him to stop spreading myths about health care reform and imaginary death panels. chuck grassley said "specter got it all wrong that i never used words death boards. even liberal press never accused me of that. so change your last tweet, arlen." white house spokesman robert gibbs this week said misinformation like this has put the administration on defense. >> one of the reasons we've pushed back is because of those misconceptions. have some of those misconceptions contributed to the poll numbers?
CNN
Aug 15, 2009 3:00pm EDT
their concerns, as quote, unamerican, unquote. though i strongly encourage the use of respectful debate in these town halls we should not be stifling these discussions. there is nothing unamerican about disagrelts. in fact our great nation was founded on speaking our minds. families are voicing their concerns because they feel like they are not being heard in washington. and i'm here to tell you that your voices are coming through. and it is essential for all of you to be involved in thisser to. >>> senator hatch part of a group of senators working on a bipartisan health care plan. he left the negotiations out of frustration last month. today there are plenty of chances for americans to meet with their lawmakers on health care reform. here is a map to show the townhall meetings and events happening across the country. we have grand junction, colorado. we mentioned the site of the president's townhall later today. democratic congressman pete stark is holding three in california. and events as you can see in chicago and georgia. one of the events here in georgia happening right now
NBC
Aug 15, 2009 6:00pm EDT
before he used his handcuffs to choke the deputy before fleeing. he visited his family but dependent stay long. if you have any information, you are asked to call howard county, police. efforts to close the state's $700 million budget shortfall could mean less money for local governments. today martin o'malley announced a recommendation from his budget secretary to cut $250 million to local governments. o'malley is scheduled to bring more than $400 million dollars in cuts this month. he made the announcement at the maryland association of counsell summer conference in ocean city. >> gorgeous saturday outside. a little butt of humidity, but not much. it is gorgeous to be outside. the radar picking up a few light rain showers down toward places like frostberg. not anticipating that to reach us here. temperatures, 87 in baltimore, 84 at b.w.i., 83 in dover and ocean city. we are still at 90 in frederick. for tonight, the clouds will clear out a bit. we could see a few areas with patchy fog as temperatures go down to the low and mid 60's. if you like today's weather, i have some very goo
FOX News
Aug 15, 2009 2:00pm EDT
and that's going to do it for us, thank god that's out of the way, married and doing well. thank you for joining us. thank you for joining us. >> kelly: good afternoon captioned by closed captioning services, inc. the death panel, health care for seniors. and plus, remember fannie mae and freddie mac? meet their cousin jenny, the latest subprime mortgage lender and possible bailout considered e-candidate. gearing up for the 2010 sen have yo yous-- census. the journal editorial report starts right now. welcome to the journal editorial report, i'm paul gigot. claims fast and furious that the democrat health care reform plan, what critics are calling death panels for seniors and children with birth defects. sarah palin got in on the act recently writing on her facebook page, saying the american i know and love is not one where my parents or my baby with down's syndrome will have to stand in front of a death panel so his bureaucrats can decide based on a subjective judgment of their level of productivity in society whether they are worthy of health care. what they said this week. >> the
CSPAN
Aug 15, 2009 8:00am EDT
title is called "one life to live," and -- because i used to watch soap operas with him, while he was on oxygen in prospect, virginia, and you -- we briefly talked about this. i found him through a baptist church in new york, which is where i'm from, and his niece passed me a note in the pew that said, so the reverend had made an appeal. >> an appeal. >> right, an appeal for me, and the niece passed me a note in the pew, and said, you know, i have someone in prospect, virginia, that would be great, and i did not again drop everything to see her, but when i did, i was blown away by the interview. i had spoken to him -- well, i spoke to the niece and i had prepared greatly, we balked this over dinner last night, i prepared greatly for it. you know, i read, history books, reparations, national apology was big during that time, with reverend conyers in the senate, front page, "newsweek," slavery, and i prepared at barnes & nob noble, i didn't have money because i quit my job, i sat in barnes & noble and read all the history books to get an idea of what to expect in the interview. >> this
CSPAN
Aug 15, 2009 2:00am EDT
to use their deep pockets to fight against it. they will lose just liked they lost -- just like they lost against lacrosse. this will not work. >> can we get the next question from the audience? jill from ohio, she is actually here, she asked me to ask you, how do we keep mental health parity in the discussion? health care is very important but that often gets left by the wayside. [applause] i have to say, she writes like she talks.com. . . health parity in vermont. 14 years later, as governor, i signed the bill. that's how long it took us to get this done, in a relatively progressive state. so it is a real problem. we have a mental health parity bill in this country, it was passed in honor of pete demencchi. as with abortion, this issue will ultimately, i hope, be settled by this panel of people who are going to make up the benefits. at minimum, they will have to obey the law and the law says, that insurance has to include meant at health benefits. the question is, the nitty gritty is how many limits and what are they allowed to do in order to limit the benefits? order to limit
CSPAN
Aug 15, 2009 7:00am EDT
to look at to get us going. the first is from brett green who writes for the denver post.com under the title of a better america immersed from woodstock. he writes woodstock means little until you place it in the larger context of the society unravelling around the young adults. from their parents generation, they had absorbed rich idealism for social and economic justice. the piece by brett green and author in denver goes on to say, it was an interlude arriving in the context of more social and political upheaval than most americans have witnessed. it was a chaotic but peaceful interlude to a forthcoming breakdown between government and the governed when combined, it would end an unpopular war. i want to talk for the first half-hour, your thoughts, did a better america emerge from woodstock. the numbers ... twitter address is cspanwj. if you have called us in the last 30 days, send your comment via e-mail or twitter and give others a chance. >> what was it about the gathering, this carnival, this music festival that influenced your political evolution and did a better america emer
CNN
Aug 14, 2009 10:00pm EDT
the town hall critics or will he and all us end up with watered down reform or no change at all. doing a town hall in montana, taking the first family to nearby yellowstone park. mr. obama came because when it comes to passing reform the road truly runs through montana. raw politics from ed henry. >> reporter: montana is a nice place to visit this time of year, but the president had more on his mind than fly-fishing. he came for urgent business, buttering up the state senior center max bachus who could hold the fate of health reform in his hands. >> first of all the man who is working tirelessly to make sure the american people get a fair deal when it comes to health care in america, please give max bachus a round of applause. >> reporter: in private, top presidential advisers acknowledged the fight reached a critical stage because the opposition reached some steam, capitalizing on anger at congressional town hall meetings. >> where does this state that government has the powers to take over health care. >> reporter: by comparison the president's town hall was tame. he did get o
CSPAN
Aug 15, 2009 3:30pm EDT
packin tell us how many questions they saw it correctly. presumably people are not smart and because they shred the piece of paper but now they claim to sell seven. it is not its if we had a few bad apples that skewed the distribution. instead we have lots of people who cheated just a little bit. why do people cheat? the bekka model of cheating is every day when we walk by anything we consider three things. we say to ourselves how much money is in the till? what is the chance they will catch us? how much time we get in prison? [laughter] we weighed the cost benefit analysis and decide whether-- it sounds like a crazy model and it is. but realize this is the model driving the legal system. so in some sense it is an odd modeled but it very important model in a practical way because of the role of economics in our society. so, let's check this model. how would we checked that model? a big part of it is how you spend today. some people tell them we would pay 10 cents for question, others 25 cents per correct question. would it matter how much money people stand to gain? you would
FOX
Aug 14, 2009 10:00pm EDT
hangar in the tiny suburb, area that is more conservative. >> you cannot tell us how you will pay for this the only way you can get the money is to raise our taxes. you said you would not. >> critics say the president's town halls are more than a infomercial. >> nothing more than a soap box for the president. it is not an opportunity for the american people to come out and voice concerns. it is merely a way for him to sort of kickback. >> it has been nerveing racking for lawmakers, and none more so than for arlen specter. >> i have gone out and put my neck on the line. >>. >> president obama travels to colorado tomorrow for health care meeting in another conservative area. president is scheduled to focus on expensive out-of-pocket costs charged by some insurers. in washington, craig boswell, fox 45 news. >> and to see more from president obama's townhall meeting today, go to foxbaltimore.com, and click on "raw news". >> health care has many people fired up for sure. but health care seems to be a tipping point for taxpayers. to show the u.s. congress how ineffective it has been lately
FOX News
Aug 15, 2009 11:30am EDT
leave us alone. >> and the americans are right. i mean this whole idea, when you say you are going to spend $125 million what is this nurse who will be paid by taxpayer dollars going to do? what will she say to this woman who already had a child is, about to have a child, what is she going to do to stop that or prevent that? she won't do anything. this is idiot yk. another idiotic government -- wait a minute. let me finish, please. it is buried in this thing of the this is 1,000 pages, there's not just this one. there's a whole bunch of these. one thing not in the bill is tort reform. there are $30 billion a year spent on doctors trying to get insurance. the whole bill is a mess and this is one of the prime examples of it. >> we do have a welfare system already in the country. why add more to that when we have fiscal problems? >> so you don't have to add more later because what is the quote from increasing the birthing international between births. if toes kids and we are talking about poor people, are going to be on the government health insurance system which is expanding later t
CNBC
Aug 15, 2009 4:00am EDT
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PBS
Aug 15, 2009 5:00am EDT
democrats tell us all the time that it's the right of every american to have health care. yet it seems this obama plan will systematically deny those rights to certain groups like the elderly. >> we should not have a government program that determines you're going to pull the plug on grandma. >> what it says is as a 74-year-old man, if you develop cancer, we're pretty much going to write you off. >> well, you're just not right. nobody 74 is going to be written off because they have cancer. that's a vicious, malicious untrue rumor. pete: so have questions like this derailed the administration's plan to sell health care, janet? >> well, they haven't derailed it. but they've certainly taken it -- the debate in a direction that nobody had expected. and it puts the obama administration and the democrats in congress on the defensive on topics that they were not really expecting to come up. these town hall meetings and the legion of attack ads that have been put up on tv and radio, they're all very shrill and partisan and singularly uninformative. and unfortunately, they bend -- that an
CNBC
Aug 14, 2009 8:00pm EDT
finished down but staged a late day comeback that could set us up for a monday bull run. tonight we're focusing on the unfocused. we're trying to shed some certainty on the uncertain. we're asking this question -- what's the holdup with reappointing the fed chief? and is that what's holding us back from dow 10,000? >> we're seeing growth second half of the year. >> is he the man who can help us get over the hump? >>> also tonight, one government controlled bank sees signs in another government controlled bank. what's it mean for your money? a lot. and the president takes the show on the road. an unfiltered audience on the new american civil war, health care. a major question, how will we pay for it. >> you are absolutely right that i can't cover another 46 million people for free. you're right. i can't do that. >> then, what can you do and what will you do? we're starting to get some more answers tonight. want the real deal with dennis neal? no problem. "cnbc reports" starts right now. >>> good evening. i'm dennis neal. that was a smack in the face on a friday, wasn't it? stocks give u
FOX News
Aug 14, 2009 10:00pm EDT
that is all the time we have left this evening. thank you for being with us. hhost: tonight, the president ad voters face-to-face at a town hall. we have the hottest tape. mike huckabee goes on the record. conservatives are fueling the town hall fires but is acorn doing the very same thing, stacking the questions in favor of the democratic plan? greta talks to voters. rush limbaugh and karl rove, the newest comedy team? they are making a guest appearance on a comedy show. if you thought that the town halls were dying down, think again. even president obama got into the mix today. >> all we get is bull. you cannot tell us how you are going to pay for this. you are saving here, saving over there, you are going to take money here and there but you have no money. the only way you can get that money is to raise your taxes. >> you are absolutely right that i cannot cover another $46 millio46 million people for fre. we will have to find some resources. >> why did you change or strategy to talking about health insurance reform and deciding to vilify the insurance companies? >> the insura
FOX News
Aug 15, 2009 7:00am EDT
press secretary robert gibbs attempted up uncomfortable watching that he would let us recap it for you and then we will discuss. civic assume that someone is violating the law. >> never ever signed up for anything related to this white house, senator obama as a candidate, senator obama has anything and have received e-mails from david axelrod. how could that be? and i could be interested to see we got it from and whether they're on the list. i want to be -- to make your time you need to give you these peoples e-mail signature, list? i'm just asking senator asking if they're on the list. i have no checking without asking me to doublecheck and name. select they are telling me they're not on the list because they never asked for an e-mail from the white house tonight i have to look at what you got, maj. i appreciate the fact that i have omnipotent clarity as to what you have received in your e-mail box today. i haven't. >> you don't have to impugn anything. i'm telling you what i got. e-mails from people saying i never asked for anything from the white house that they received somethi
MSNBC
Aug 14, 2009 10:00pm EDT
be very, very fun. until then you can e-mail us at rachel.msnbc.com. our podcast is at itunes or rachel.msnbc.com. can you hear my radio show on air america radio. "countdown with keith olbermann" starts right now. have a great weekend. good night. >>> which of these stories will you be talking about tomorrow? the president steps in front of the unscreened town hallers to whom he explains that they and the nation are being held hostage by insurance companies who are bankrupting families. >> i also get my news from the cable networks because i don't like the spin that comes from them other places. >> oh, you got to be careful about them cable networks, though. >> or with senators, democrat kent conrad of north dakota talks sabotage, says he can kill the essence of reform, the public option. speaking of killing, the cat fight between specter and grassley on twitter. specter tells grassley to stop scaring people with terms like "death panels." grassley says he never said death panels. true. grassley only said -- >> you have every right to fear. we should not have a government progra
CSPAN
Aug 14, 2009 11:00pm EDT
the green side bunker. harrington with 11, 12, and 13 to drop to two under. tiger used that window to begin to pull away. playing the 362 yard par 4, 14th. he's requesting to try to drive it on the green. and guess what? this one ends up on the back fringe. we remind you, a 362 yard par 4. he would bird hey from there to move to 6 under. next up, the par 5, 15th. this is harrington's second shot, from the fairway bunker. up over a bunker, on to the green. paddy said afterwards, tiger told me he'd pay to see someone do that. so i asked him for 50s. shoots a 73. finishes 3 under through two rounds. tiger on 15. third shot chipping from off the green to within a foot. he would tap in. birdie. moves to 7 under. three shots on 15, birdie putt. and the would bogie 18, shoot 70 for his second round. phil mickelson trying to make a late run putting with the eagles on the 7th hole on the front nine. he started on the back nine. makes it, shoots a 74. second straight day. sits at plus 4. 11 shots back of tiger woods. who is the story. four-shot lead over five players, lee westwood, ian poult
FOX News
Aug 15, 2009 10:00am EDT
rallied tells me the numbers that we do not want this. the market tells us that we do not want healthcare reform and we are feign as we are right now. brenda: what does in mean for the economy, eric? >> i think the economy is on one trajectory the stock market the other. the economy is telling us we are not that great and we probably can't afford this. we have new hampshire town hall meeting president obama gets a question from a 14-year-old daughter of a supporter. then we have montana where they end up giving him a standing ovation. versus what you see right now, the people standing up saying hey, slow down. let's fiend out what is in the pill. let's find out how much is the cost. what they are showing us is vastly different from what the american people want. by doing so, we are finding out more. >> i'm shocked and dismayed eric. brenda: politicians often stage these on both sides of the aisle, pat. does this mean something for the economy that protesters are coming out and saying what might be wrong with the reform and stopping it? >> well, the sad thing is that neither side is focuse
ABC
Aug 15, 2009 6:00am EDT
. morning fog in northern virginia, and that will burn off and give us patchy clouds for the rest of the day. mixture of sun and clouds, highs right near 90 this afternoon. now, tonight and into tomorrow, most of the humidity drops. lower humidity tonight, mostly clear skies. temperatures again mainly in the 60's. tomorrow, it will be a hot one but slightly less humid on our sunday with high temperatures in the lower 90's and a fair amount of sunshine. >> we start with breaking news from asia this morning. witnesses say u.s. senator jim webb is meeting the democracy leader, the first talks since being sentenced to more house arrests. she met with webb at his guesthouse, and we will stay on top of there throughout the day. if you're headed into town on metro, it could be a long ride. one station is closed and delays between others. a fired metro diver is telling his side of the story after the agency let him go. >> good morning. well, metro is making critical changes to its infrastructure following the deadly train collision back in june. now track repairs will continue through this weeke
FOX News
Aug 15, 2009 2:30pm EDT
else i can do. >> i'm a conservative and what we expect is for you to fight for us. we did not want to-- fight for us, stand up. democrat or republican, we will vote you out. >> wait a minute, wait a minute! wait a minute, wait a minute, you want to leave? leave. >> i am going to speak my mind before i leave for good. your people told me i could. >> well, that's just a few of the scenes from town hall meetings across the country this week, including the last one where senator arlen specter fired up over at health care reform in pennsylvania. a passionate statement like the ones you just heard, they led to this white house reaction. >> this is part of the american tradition. i think what is unproductive though is that somebody tries to come to a town hall meeting and you can't ask your question or your mother can't ask her question because somebody else is yelling. that's what cable tv and the food fight bring to this. i think we all have something to lose if we let cable television come to town hall meetings and kill health care reform for another year and put the special interests
ABC
Aug 15, 2009 12:05am EDT
his healthcare reform? tell us what you think by going on abcnews.com or the "nightline" twitter page. that's our report for tonight. "jimmy kimmel live" is up next. for now, fr all of us at abc news, good night, america and have great weekend. >>> hi, i'm jimmy kimmel. on the show tonight, from "funny people", jonah hill. from "in plain sight", mary mccormack. professional skater of boards ryan sheckler. and a movie review from the great joe jackson. >> i saw that g-4 and i have this to say about it. i brought some taco sauce, because they didn't have no so i sat it down and and i slapped it on. >> "jimmy kimmel live," back in two minutes. the world is full of priceless things and amazing deals. find them, share them with mastercard's priceless picks app. download it now. dominates heartburn. 24/7... including the eight hours you spend with your eyes closed. heartburn gone. power on. nivea's first 3-in-1 shower...shampoo...and shave. it's almost evething men need for grooming... almost. what men want. >> announcer: from hollywood, it's "jimmy kimmel live"! tonight -- from "funny peop
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